It chanced that there was a man residing in Oudtshoorn, who was of European, but not Dutch, descent.
Mr. D. Savory, formerly of the branch bank at Oudtshoorn, will be manager of the Bloemfontein branch.
These are mostly disposed of by auction at Oudtshoorn, the clearing house for this product of the sub-continent.
He was taken to the southern part of the colony, and became the slave of a Dutch farmer residing near Oudtshoorn.
During the next week Mr. Schoeman, with a considerable number of his neighbours, was ordered to Oudtshoorn.